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#NLPNPortico is just around the corner

“More than just the love of old books”

Our next event “Showcasing independent libraries, archives & collections” is a collaborative event with The Portico Library, to be held on Saturday 8th November at The Portico Library and funded by the Association of Independent Libraries and CILIP North West Member Network: click here for tickets. The purpose of this event is to showcase independent libraries, archives and special collections taking a special interest in how projects and opportunities created by librarians in special collections, archives and independent libraries can encourage new professionals to become actively involved in this area of the information sector.

The event will feature talks and workshops from:

Louisa YatesGladstone’s Library

Rebekah TaylorUniversity of Creative Arts

Kathy Whalen – Belle Vue Project Officer for Chetham’s Library



Our schedule for the day looks like this:

Registration: 10-10:20am

Introduction to the Portico: 10:20-10:45am

First speaker: 10:45 -11:30

Comfort break: 11:30-40am

Second speaker: 11:40-12:25pm

Lunch: 12:25-1.25pm – lunch will be provided free of charge to attendees.

Third speaker: 1:30-2:15pm

Fourth speaker: 2:15-3:00pm

Break: 3-3:15pm

Panel discussion/forum: 3:15-4:00pm – a chance for attendees to ask questions and the speakers to provide further information on their work and the sector.

Post networking at The Bank pub (downstairs): 4pm onwards

Venue: The Portico

57 Mosley St, Manchester M2 3HY

Click here to book a ticket:

One comment on “#NLPNPortico is just around the corner

  1. jcashton
    October 9, 2014

    Reblogged this on Researchers in Residence and commented:
    A very interesting event from one of our RinR Partner’s, The Portico Library ….

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